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ok ive got a gap to fill thats 19"Long x 7"Tall. i need to know 1. what metal to use to fill it and 2. how expensive am I looking at?
    
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Gap in what? Does it have to have structure? Is it going to have to be load bearing?
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use death metal
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Originally Posted by metalkobra
use death metal
lol. nah.

Depends....does it have to be decorative? light? strong? cheap?
And what is it for?
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its for : http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-toolcase.html
and no it doesnt have prety but it will have to be able to be sanded and painted and yes it has to do some load bearing
    
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gallium, aluminium, gold, platinum, titanium, einstineium, plutonium, scandium, praseodymium, farncium its your choice m8.
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post #7 of 12
Steel or aluminium

If your looking at steel go for mild steel.

edit: do americans call aluminium aluminum? lol confusing
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post #8 of 12
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yes we do and thankyou. now what if i was too add a few fans later on in it? which metal would be easiest to cut through but toughest for the load? steel?
    
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post #9 of 12
Im assuming its for the front panel. why dont u just use acrylic? it'll be cool u can see the inside, unless ur planning to have it to look like a regular tool box. home depot has sheet metal and u can get them to cut it to size. saves u time. by the way if u are planning to paint it dont use ALUMINUM use steel.
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post #10 of 12
14-18 gauge steel, I would go with 18 gauge mild and it would be easy to add fans to. But if you want to go with aluminum you can also polish it up and give it a nice shine, for that I would go 16 gauge.
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